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U2: Every Breaking Wave (Radio Mix)

Yeah, yeah…I get it, honestly I do, U2 aren’t cool anymore and their latest albums don’t come close to the heights of their musical creativity when they released Achtung Baby/Zooropa in the early 90’s. Admittedly, I don’t listen to U2 as much as I used to but, in ...

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LP: Lost On You

LP (Laura Pergolizzi) is an American singer/songwriter. In 2001, she hit the music scene with her debut album titled Heart-Shaped Scar, followed it up with Suburban Sprawl & Alcohol in 2004 and then focused on writing songs for other artists until 2014 when she released Forever for Now. She ...

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Snow Patrol: Wildness

I first got into Snow Patrol in 2004, when a co-worker recommended I pick up their (superb) third studio album, Final Straw. Over the years, I recall hearing the odd Snow Patrol tune on the radio or backing a movie soundtrack (e.g. The Lightning Strike (What if the World ...

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Patrick Watson: Love Songs For Robots

Patrick Watson is an experimental singer-songwriter / band from Montreal, Quebec who won the Polaris Music Prize in 2007. I came across him / them on Stingray Music’s Rock Alternative channel. Places You Will Go is off the 2015 album Love Songs For Robots and is based on the ...

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Nothing But Thieves: Self-titled

Nothing But Thieves (NBT) are a UK-based alternative band who released their debut self-titled album on October 16, 2015. I became aware of NBT as their song Trip Switch was a regular song on Alt Nation’s summer playlist. Their debut album has a number of great songs including Excuse ...

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Chappo: Plastique Universe EP

Most have probably not heard of Chappo but chances are you have subconsciously enjoyed the lead song (Come Home) off their Plastique Universe EP as it’s the backing song for Apple’s iPhone 4 commercials. Great, allbeit small, assortment of songs.

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Broken Bells: Broken Bells

Broken Bells are an American rock band composed of Danger Mouse and James Mercer (lead vocalist and guitarist for The Shins). Their collaborative efforts on their self-titled debut album has produced a beautifully unique collection of ten songs. Check out The High Road above.

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